Career Services 2020 is the new strategic direction of the Career Development Center at Middle Tennessee
Bill Fletcher is director of the Career Development Center at Middle Tennessee State University
where he provides strategic direction and leadership for a centralized, comprehensive
career center serving over 23,000, freshmen through graduate student.
Bill has been at MTSU for 6 of his 21 years in career development in higher education.
He has also been associate director of Employer Relations in the Vanderbilt University
Career Center and director of Career and Experiential Education at the College of
Mount St. Joseph in Cincinnati, Ohio. It was in the latter role that he learned the
value of cooperative education, internship, and service learning initiatives by managing
these academic, credit-based experiential learning programs. At Vanderbilt, he led
an employer relations team of five, consulting with Fortune 500 companies and smaller
organizations in developing recruiting strategies and branding their organizations
on campus. He has taught career-related courses as an adjunct instructor and continues
to tailor programs to reach special student audiences, such as millennials, adult
learners, targeted majors, and athletes.
Bill received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Mississippi and Master of Education in College Student Personnel from Ohio University. His professional involvement includes the National Association of Colleges and Employers, Southern Association of Colleges and Employers, Cooperative Education and Internship Association, the Rutherford County and Williamson County Chambers of Commerce, and Past Chair for the Nashville Area Career Fairs Consortium, a 501c(3) organizaiton.